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Purple Blazing Star

Beloved by butterflies!
Purple Blazing Star

Purple Blazing Star

Beloved by butterflies!

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Feathery purple flowers—beloved by butterflies—cover 18-36" spikes beginning in midsummer. Outstanding cut flower is great for both fresh and dried bouquets. Nice contrast to other perennials. Long-lived plants grow bigger and better each year. 8-10 cm bulbs. Zones 3-9. Liatris spicata. Full Sun to Partial Shade.
  • Zone 3-9
  • Height 24 - 36 inches
  • Flowering Date Mid to late summer.

We ship this item in Spring.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Liatris spicata alba and purple
    • Common Name: Blazing Star Mix
    • Form: Clump forming
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun;Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 24 - 36 inches
    • Spread: 12 - 18 inches
    • Spacing: 15 - 18 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
    • Flowering Date: Mid to late summer.
    • Winter Care: None, except to mulch the first winter. Remove mulch in early spring, before new growth starts.
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: Purple
    • Flower Form: 1', stiff, bottlebrush of dense flowers at top of each spike, opens at the top first and continues blooming downward.
    • Foliage Type: Unbranched, erect stems with thin, lanceolate, grass-like, mid-green foliage.
    • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems and dead foliage to keep plants attractive. After flowering.
    • Soil Requirement: Well-drained, moderately fertile, sandy soil/tolerates excess soil moisture in summer but not in winter.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2017 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 5/1/17 - 6/9/17
    5A 4/3/17 - 6/9/17
    5B 3/20/17 - 6/9/17
    6A 3/6/17 - 6/9/17
    6B 3/6/17 - 6/9/17
    7A & 7B 2/27/17 - 6/9/17
    8A & 8B 2/20/17 - 5/19/17
    9A - 10B 2/13/17 - 5/19/17
    Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 5th, 2017
    Zones 8-10: May 15th, 2017

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